How does a parent who has primary physical custody obtain sole custodial rights?

Answer Answer In some states a petition can be filed by the primary custodian to amend the current custodial order.The usual procedure is to file a new custody suit/petition in the appropriate state cour... Read More »

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What is the Standard Visitation for the non custodial parent if the custodial parent has Primary Physical Custody?

There is no standard. The policies vary from state to state and from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. There are no universal standards in family law. See the discussion page for some examples from var... Read More »

If you have primary physical custody and joint legal custody do you have move rights then the parent that does not have physical custody when it comes to the best interest of the child?

Answer yes and no. joint legal basically means the other parent can get any and all legal info on the child such as medical records, school records and of course anything legal or court related if... Read More »

Can a non-custodial parent -this is sole legal and physical custody- sign school permission slips and authorization for medical treatment at a daycare and what are the avenues to prevent this?

no, non- custodial parent cannot, take the custody order to school, daycare, and hospital,

Can a parent get sole custody even if the court ordered joint custody if the non-custodial parent hasn't been in the kids' lives for 5 years?

You would have to go back to court. Have your attorney file for a modification of custody order. Your ex would be notified through his attorney and would have to answer your allegation.